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51. Butterfly Program: Vicki had
shared information on this “end of life” program where the family of
residents or the resident can choose to have a special quilt used on
their bed that indicates that they are near the end of their lives.
Helen and Thelma made them and then they also provided some fleece lap
blankets (Sue too) and pillows. About 5 quilts/10 blankets and 6
52. Alvin attended the Historical
Society picnic that featured Pleasureville at the Sewells on Labor Day.
53. Ray wanted a meal at White
Castle-We bought 2 boxes of frozen White Castle Hamburgers and Cheese
burgers and delivered them. He said they were “awesome”. Will get him
some more later.
54. Dave Stahl and Reid Moore
provided a concert on Thursday, September 25th for the residents. This
was Virginia’s dream arranged by Saundra Smith.
55. Maryellen took glamour shots of
the residents on Sept. 26 and provided each with an 8x10 of their best
shot and a second page with small photos of the other 4-5 shots and a cd
that family can take and have copies made. Special thanks to Mona Huff
who donated the photo paper!
56. Juanita received the crochet flag
blanket that was made by Martha Rose Tipton, arranged by Saundra Smith.
57.Gladys wanted a trip to Chat n’
Nibble by Jo Brewer and Franklinton Baptist Youth Group took 5-6 in
September. It was a huge success, they had flowers and balloons.
58. Saundra Smith’s dulcimer group
played for the residents at a special concert at Providence New Castle
(previously known as Homestead).
59. New Castle United Methodist women
provided small poinsettias for each resident at Christmas.
60. Valentine party for residents:
held on February 13, music by Ruth Ann Mills Moore and our own Vicki
Atha! Cupcakes by Helen Davis, Edith Tennill, Saundra Smith, Margaret
Hayden, Sue Barnett, Thelma Moody Clark, Colleen Douglas, Lennie Taylor,
Carolyn Jeffries, Wanda Thurman (did I leave anyone out?). Thanks to
Sharon for the punch and for arranging for Ruth Ann Mills Moore.
Carnations provided at a discount by the Flower Box. King and Queen
crown provided by Maryellen.
61. DVD’s and CD’s: thanks to
Annmarie Ivers, Sharon Fields, Irene Smith, Rosa Lee Grigsby, who
|62. Ruth E. wanted some
embroidery equipment-Sue, Margaret, and Edith provided a
decorated tin with a large assortment of embroidery hoops,
thread, needles, and several stamped projects.
63. One volunteer from Senior
Series-Small Steps is
going to help with bingo on Saturdays.
64. A Chinese Lunch on
Fat Tuesday was the dream of one resident and 8 of her
friends, 4 staff members and 2 committee members enjoyed a
tasty Chinese Buffet-sponsored by several-Zelma Winchester,
Margaret Thurman-who else?
We had over $30
donated but don’t know who all it was?
granted a Second Wind Dreams wish for another Zelma who is a
resident at Providence New Castle (previously known as Homestead) and wanted a CD player and some gospel music,
as Don Dalger, Past Administrator watched. If you or your group is
interested in granting a dream of a resident then give us a call at
the Henry County Extension Office or call Committee Chairperson Sue
Barnett. The Second Wind Committee has granted almost 90 dreams so
far and all of those who have granted a dream have reported that
they have received far more than they gave.
65. A special
surprise reception/reunion/recital was held for long time piano teacher
Beatrice Smith by the Second Wind Committee. There were over 70 friends,
family and residents in attendance to honor Beatrice. Beatrice
herself and several of her former students played the piano for
entertainment and the committee and Providence New Castle (previously
known as Homestead) provided delightful
refreshments. Beatrice was presented with a certificate of appreciation
for her dedication to teaching music, she was overwhelmed and thoroughly
enjoyed the event.
66. Raised garden boxes by Lions Club
67. The knitting group at Eminence
Christian Church is knitting lap robes/prayer shawl. Donations by Zelma
Winchester, Sue Barnett, Helen Davis, Wanda Thurman, Pat Gray, Saundra
Smith and Courtney Smith. They would like some knitting kits-approximate
cost is $20. Need 3 skeins of 4 ply yarn and size 11 or 13 needles. Take
to church or drop off at Extension Office and Saundra or Sharon will
68. Right/Left/Center game donated by
Shirley Sills for Providence New Castle (previously known as Homestead) fun and games-we played and had a great
time. Maryellen won!!!
69. Shadow Boxes-project
completed for Thanksgiving Dinner.
70. Sally wanted fried
chicken served to the residents for her birthday! We
purchased it from Wal-Mart. She says that this is her dream
come true and was very excited and is inviting her daughter
to join her.
71. Anne Martin Baptist
Women and Campbellsburg Methodist women sponsored $80 for
meals at Cracker Barrel for 12 residents. Nadine’s dream.
72. Marie Corolla donated
3 large bags of yarn for the lap robes! Sarah Mason donated
$5 for the purchase of yarn, Judy Milliner donated $5 for
yarn and a large bag of granny squares, Tym Ricketts donated
a bag of yarn and knitted scarves. Helen Coombs and Vianne
Bruther both donated a bag of yarn. Helen Coombs donated 2
large bags of yarn and partly completed afghans.
Lunch at Chat ‘n Nibble by Zelma-(Sue Sally and Anna)
74. Birthday Celebration for Alma
Casey Roberts Clements held on June 6. Side dishes donated by Helen
Davis, Saundra Smith, Shirley Sills, Margaret Hayden, Pat Gray, Edith
Tennill, Wanda Thurman, Zelma Winchester, Betty Chilton, Ruth Martin,
and others?It was a great day, music, food and fun!
Alma Casey Roberts Clements 100th
75. Methodist Women are making 30
nice hospital gowns for the residents. They are pretty ready made gowns
that they split down the back with a tie!
76. Trip to the movies was sponsored
by Thelma Moody and Shirley Sills.
77. Shadow Boxes: finally completed
78. A Massage was arranged for a
young terminally ill woman.
79. Two Gentlemen attended the Blue
Grass Concert at the Antique Tractor Show thanks to Margaret Hayden and
80. Henry County Chamber of Commerce
is donating two copies of the Pictorial Henry County book (one for
Providence New Castle (previously known as Homestead) and one for Twin Oaks), Jeannie Teno donated a copy of the
Pictorial Henry County Book to Providence New Castle (previously known
as Homestead), thanks to Pat Gray/Carolyn
Jeffries/Sharon Fields/June Smith/Melodye Fletcher/ Helen Powell/Edith
Tennill/Sue Barnett (I’ve probably left someone out-if so I apologize)
for the donation of some magazines that the residents had requested
(Country Living, Reminisce, Birds and Blooms etc.). Pat Gray provided a
subscription to Birds and Blooms one of their favorites! The Henry
County Historical Society provided a free membership so that they will
have copies of the quarterly newsletter.
81. Vicki reported that they
residents really enjoy the Right/Left/Center game provided by Shirley
82. The Committee donated $100 to the
HCHS ROTC to help pay for the honor medals to presented to Veterans on
83. Thanks to those who donated cakes
for the Providence New Castle (previously known as Homestead) cake walk during their Fall Festival!!
84. Thanks to the Henry County
Homemakers for the donation of the fabric pumpkins for the residents at
Providence New Castle (previously known as Homestead).
85. Thanks to Jim and Eliene Prewitt
for the donation of a lift chair to Providence New Castle (previously
known as Homestead).
86. Valentine party for the
residents by the committee.
87. Zelma Winchester provided
a DVD/CD player and a CD to Zelma!.
88. Dodie-the new Castle
United Methodist Women provided her with a new perm, and new
89. Sadie-received a bird book and bird figurine from Sue
90. Lolly received a CD player and
CD’s and a robe and gown from Lois and Jeanne.
91. Myrtle received her house shoes
and robe from Pat and Margaret.
92. Anna Scott-received a robe and
gown and slippers from Shirley.
93. Elvis Program was held with festive
Hawaiian Refreshments and decorations thanks to Jeanni Teno.
94. Lions Club donated two more
raised garden boxes, Barbara Gregory donated all the veggie plants from
her greenhouse, Star View gave us a discount on the potting soil. Thanks
to Pat Gray and Saundra Smith for coordinating this.
95. We purchased two gazebo covers
for Providence New Castle (previously known as Homestead)-they should enjoy the shade-Crystal said it is 20 degrees
96. Rhonda received 4 dusters, 3
sports bras and a hair cut from Margaret Hayden and Betty Chilton.
97. Alvin received a loaner computer
from the Extension office so that he can write more memoirs.
98. Homemade Ice cream event! Thanks
to Margaret who made tutti-fruity ice cream and to Edith Tennill who
loaned her old-time crank machine! The residents really enjoyed the
event and the memories!
99. Mattie, Alvin,
Waldene and Ms. Young received floral bouquets from Eleanor
Sharp. Eleanor had personalized each bouquet. One was to
have gone to Janie Shinkle but she had passed away the night
before so she gave it to Ms. Young as it was her birthday.
Eleanor also brought 3 miniature rose arrangements to be
given out by Crystal to residents who she thought would
100. Janice wanted
country western music and Sicil wanted a barbeque meals-set
for August 27. To be catered by Wendell Thomas with Reid
Moore for the musical entertainment.
98. Homemade Ice cream
event! Thanks to Margaret who made tutti-fruity ice cream and to Edith
Tennill who loaned her old-time crank machine! The residents really enjoyed
the event and the memories!
99. Mattie, Alvin, Waldene
and Ms. Young received floral bouquets from Eleanor Sharp. Eleanor had
personalized each bouquet. One was to have gone to Janie Shinkle but she had
passed away the night before so she gave it to Ms. Young as it was her
birthday. Eleanor also brought 3 miniature rose arrangements to be given out
by Crystal to residents who she thought would enjoy.
100. Janice wanted country
western music and Sicil wanted a barbeque meals-set for August 27. To be
catered by Wendell Thomas with Reid Moore for the musical entertainment.
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